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Here at Big Thicket Hearing Aids & Audiology, our community’s hearing health is close to our hearts and is why we set out to serve the good people of Hardin County with hearing care and hearing aids at affordable prices.

No one chooses to go through hearing loss, but if it happens, it’s comforting to know that the highly experienced team here at Big Thicket will look after you without it costing the earth. If you already know you need hearing aids, we can provide precision fitting with our latest 3D ear scanning technology.

We’re officially the only hearing clinic in the whole of East Texas to offer this incredible technology and at no extra cost to our patients.

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Our hearing tests are quick and pain-free, and you’ll go through your audiogram results with a highly trained audiologist who will talk you through what they mean and the next steps.


We provide a huge range of the latest hearing aid technology to suit any budget and lifestyle. We work closely with you to find a solution that you’re 100% happy with.


Our advanced digital 3D ear scanning technology produces a highly accurate image of the ear canal meaning hearing aids will fit more comfortably. It’s a much less invasive process and we’re the only clinic in the area to offer this.

Schedule a Callback

If you have a question, a concern with either your own or a loved one’s hearing or you would like to book an appointment, then complete this form and Dr. Joni Ruiz will call you when she’s available.

Alternatively, if your request is urgent, then you can call (409)-227-0284.


  • sherry ballard

    From John Ballard. Using wife's page due to my not having a FB page. I got my hearing aids when Dr. Joni was with a large medical group. When she left that office, it took me a while to find her again. When she started Big Thicket Aids and Audiology I luckily found out this was her... read more

    1 year ago
  • derrick mccain

    Service was good. Tell you what you need to know. Very clean place.

    5 months ago
  • John C Byerly

    Dr. Ruiz has been my audiologist for over five years. In that time I have had medical issues (heart attack, stroke,...) that altered my hearing. In each instance the good doctor came to my aid. I believe the good Lord sent her to me and I have been blessed by her knowledge, her skill, her compassion, and I have... read more

    2 years ago
  • A Google User

    Excellent service,and quality products, not only the best audiologist in Hardin County, but the only Audiologist in Hardin County. Serves veterans far better than the VA ever thought of. Dr. Joni Ruiz did her residency at Walter Reed and developed a admiration and dedication to America's fighting men and women.

    5 months ago
  • A Google User

    Joni Ruiz is amazing at what she does. She listens to your issues and works hard to find a solution. She is both professional and caring! The facility is beautiful with easy parking and access.

    1 year ago


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